To this day, Olympians, judges, dignitaries, members of the committee, and officials still receive their participation medal from the International Olympic Committee.
Organizers have special plans for if the flames go out.
As she embarks on her greatest adventure of all time, let’s pull a few unbelievable facts out of the vault to learn more about the Olympian with a heart of gold, Simone Biles.
Born on May 28, 1888, in present-day Oklahoma, Jim Thorpe was one of the most successful all-around American athletes of the 20th century. King Gustav V of Sweden dubbed him “the greatest athlete in the world.”
There’s no shortage of peculiar players in the game of baseball’s hallowed history!
Things weren’t always sunshine and Super Bowl rings for Brady, whose early career took a beeline for the bench.
Will Brady lead the Bucs to a hometown victory, or will Patrick Mahomes secure back-to-back rings as the real M.V. Chief?